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Ginny Thrasher shortens rifle learning curve on road to Rio
(USA Shooting via AP)

(AP) -- Anyone who has met or spoken with Ginny Thrasher usually ends up with the same description of her personality: bubbly.

Not the stereotypical, air-heady kind. More engaging, friendly, opinionated. Vivacious.

When Thrasher raises her rifle toward the 10-ring target 50 meters downrange, the other side of her personality takes over. Determined, focused, confident.



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    Short Track

    In a little more than two decades, the fast-paced event of short track speedskating has grown into one of the most thrilling at the Winter Games. Discover the equipment that allows competitors to keep going faster while remaining a little safer in the often treacherous sport. Find who has a chance to replace former U.S. Olympian Apolo Anton Ohno as the all-time leading medal winner in the event, what country has dominated recent games, what penalties can cause a dramatic change in the results and just how short a short track really is.

Short Track 

 Russian Federation3115
 South Korea2125
 United States0101


- Friday, July 29, 2016 -

Featured Athlete

J.R. Celski
USA J.R. Celski United States of America

  • Sport: Short Track
  • Height / Weight: 1.73m / 63.0 kg 5'8" / 139 lbs
  • Birthdate: 7/17/1990
  • Hometown: Federal Way, WA, USA
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